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03/13/18Markel appoints Julia Chu as Chief Global Ceded Reinsurance Officer
RICHMOND, Va., March 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today that Julia Chu has been appointed Chief Global Ceded Reinsurance Officer, effective immediately. In this newly created position, Chu will head up Ceded Re functions across Markel's product lines and international insurance operations (71 offices in 21 countries). She will work with executive management to strategically deploy ceded reinsurance in support of Markel's business objectives. ... 
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02/23/18Beth Hungate-Noland to join Markel Ventures
RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today that Beth Hungate-Noland will join the company as a Managing Director. Hungate-Noland, who has been a Partner at Williams Mullen for the past 15 years, will join the team at Markel that is responsible for the oversight of the company's Markel Ventures operations. "Beth has been a valued partner of the Markel Ventures family for many years and played an integral role wi... 
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02/21/18Markel names Patrick Moylan Managing Director, Medical Product Line
RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today that Patrick Moylan has been named Managing Director, Medical Product Line. Moylan is responsible for Markel's product development and underwriting efforts in the health care space. Alan Rodrigues, Executive Underwriting Officer, Casualty, stated, "Patrick's extensive insurance industry experience and strong broker relationships are invaluable assets for our team. In h... 
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02/06/18Markel Reports 2017 Financial Results
RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) reported book value per common share outstanding of $683.55 at December 31, 2017, up 13% from $606.30 at December 31, 2016. Over the five-year period ended December 31, 2017, the compound annual growth in book value per common share outstanding was 11%. Comprehensive income to shareholders was $1.2 billion for the year ended December 31, 2017 compared to $667.0 million in 2016. The combined ratio was 105% in 2017 compared... 
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01/31/18Markel Announces Conference Call Date And Time
RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today it will hold a conference call on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 beginning at 9:30 am (Eastern Time) to discuss quarterly and year-end results and business developments.   Any person interested in listening to the call should contact Markel's Investor Relations Department at 804-747-0136.  Investors, analysts and the general public also may listen to the call free over t... 
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01/25/18Markel names Saurabh Madaan Managing Director, Investments
RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) today announced that Saurabh Madaan, a Senior Data Scientist at Google, has been hired as Managing Director, Investments. Madaan will report to Tom Gayner, Co-Chief Executive Officer. In this new role, Madaan will work closely with Gayner and assist in the management of the company's investment portfolio. "We are excited to have Saurabh join Markel. With Saurabh's first-rate expe... 
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